Wolters Kluwer congratulates recipients of Facts & Comparisons Award

Aug. 16, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -Aug. 16, 2010 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, has announced the recipients of its 2010 Facts & Comparisons Award of Excellence in Clinical Communications. The awards were given to more than 80 graduating students of leading pharmacy schools that include the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Minnesota and Ohio State University, all ranked among the top five pharmacy schools and colleges by U.S. News and World Report.

The annual Award of Excellence in Clinical Communications was established by Wolters Kluwer Health to recognize Pharm.D. students who have demonstrated first-rate practice and have excelled in quality clinical communication. This year’s recipients, who are selected by each participating U.S.-based school of pharmacy, also possess superior verbal and written communication skills, are 2010 Pharm.D. graduates and rank in the top 25 percent of their graduating classes.

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers provides retail pharmacies and academia with online access to the most up-to-date drug information tailored to their unique needs, enabling better therapeutic decisions in less time. For the academic community, it provides students, residents and faculty with instant access to reliable, current drug information and medication management tools. Helpful links and other information are also available to help meet course and drug reference needs.

For pharmacies, Facts & Comparisons eAnswers addresses the key pain points of workflow efficiency and patient safety by providing the tools and information needed to support drug dispensing activities. These include patient safety screenings for Drug Utilization Review and drug reference information, which result in a decrease in drug dispensing errors.

Award submissions are accepted from U.S.-based schools of pharmacy on a yearly basis, starting in late February and continue through June. Winners receive a three-year subscription to Facts & Comparisons eAnswers and three Facts & Comparisons bound reference titles: Drug Facts and Comparisons Pocket, ImmunoFacts, and Drug Interaction Facts.

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